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How to Recover From Burnout

How to Recover From Burnout

Job-related burnout refers to a state of emotional exhaustion that can result in numerous physical and mental health symptoms. Unfortunately, research shows this phenomenon is on the rise. In a recent study, the American Psychological Association (APA) found that 79%...

When Mental Illness Interferes With Work

When Mental Illness Interferes With Work

It's being called "The Great Resignation." Why are people leaving their jobs in mass numbers? Research shows that 68% of millennials and 81% of Gen Zers report leaving jobs for mental health reasons. Subsequently, over three-quarters of respondents indicated having at...

The Identified Patient: Signs & Recovery

The Identified Patient: Signs & Recovery

What is "the identified patient"? Often known as the black sheep or scapegoat, the ‘identified patient’ is the targeted source of a family system’s dysfunction. The identified patient is often labeled during childhood, and this role can cause serious consequences for...

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How to Respond to a Mean Person [Advice from a Therapist]

How to Respond to a Mean Person [Advice from a Therapist]

It can be hard to deal with challenging or mean people in your life. Whether you’re dealing with a single negative encounter or facing a persistent pattern with a loved one, it’s important to learn how to respond to these individuals appropriately and effectively. ...

The Different Types of Stress

The Different Types of Stress

Stress is an inevitable part of life, but excess stress can take a serious toll on your physical and emotional well-being.  Research shows that 55% of Americans report feeling stressed during the day. Women report higher stress levels than men, and people aged...

Why Do Some People Struggle With Mental Health?

Why Do Some People Struggle With Mental Health?

And Others Don't? Mental health is undoubtedly complex, but mental health problems affect many people worldwide. Research shows that approximately one in five Americans (and one in six children) experiences mental illness. But what explains why some people have...

What Exactly Is Behavioral Health? 

What Exactly Is Behavioral Health? 

Behavioral health is often used interchangeably with terms like mental health or emotional health, but it’s important to understand its specific definition. Behavioral health refers to the various “behaviors” that improve the overall mind and body. Integrating these...

Is Anxiety Hereditary? 

Is Anxiety Hereditary? 

Generalized anxiety disorder is the most diagnosed mental health condition in the United States. Experts have been trying to determine and narrow the primary causes of anxiety. Do our emotional struggles come from our childhood, our adult experiences, or our genetics?...